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Chinese New Year Customs

New Year Customs The Chinese New Year celebrations are marked by visits to kin, relatives and friends, a practice known as “new-year visits” (Chinese: 拜年; pinyin: bàinián). New clothings are usually worn to signify a new year. The colour red is liberally used in all decorations. Red packets are given to juniors and children by […]

Chinese New Year Superstitions

Chinese New Year Superstitions During the new year period, there are many beliefs that vary according to dialect groups or individuals as below: For Good Luck Beliefs 🙂 – Opening windows and/or doors is considered to bring in the good luck of the new year. – Switching on the lights for the night is considered […]

Chinese Zodiac

The Chinese zodiac follows a twelve year cycle, each of the years being named after an animal. The Chinese believe that people born in a particular year take on the characteristics of the animal associated with that year. Rat Ambitious, clever and devoted to their family. Hard-working and imaginative. Not always sure of themselves and […]

Happy New Year in Languages

Happy New Year Greetings to the World Afgani Saale Nao Mubbarak Afrikaans Gelukkige nuwe jaar Albanian Gezuar Vitin e Ri Armenian Snorhavor Nor Tari Arabic Antum salimoun Assyrian Sheta Brikhta Azeri Yeni Iliniz Mubarek! Bengali Shuvo Nabo Barsho Cambodian Soursdey Chhnam Tmei Catalan FELI? ANY NOU Chinese Xin Nian Kuai Le Corsican Pace e Salute […]

Chinese New Year Story

There are several legends about how the animals were chosen for the Chinese zodiac. This is one of them. The Jade Emperor is the name of the Emperor of Heaven. Long ago, in China, the Jade Emperor decided there should be a way of measuring time. On his birthday he told the animals that there […]

Chinese New Year SMS/Quotes

Happy Chinese New Year SMS, Happy Chinese New Year Quotes, Happy Chinese New Year Sayings, Popular Chinese New Year SMS on Chinese Day Celebration. “Happy Chinese New Year 2008” + + + + + + + + + + + + “Gong Xi Fa Cai!” / “Kung Hei Fat Choy Wishing you enlarge your wealth” […]